EATP represents, promotes and serves the interests of the European polyolefin textiles industry.
Providing the industry with business services and constitutes a forum for contacts and discussion (in full respect for European and international competition law) on issues of common concern. By these means, it aims to promote the profitable development of its member companies, and of the industry as a whole.
Elects among its members the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Treasurer and is responsible for the management of EATP.
All members meet during the General Assembly twice a year. During these meetings the Members of the Board are elected.
All companies or divisions of companies involved in the manufacture of textile polyolefins and/or in the production of polymers for textile polyolefins, can become Full Members of EATP on the condition that their headquarters and/or production are located in Europe.
Companies or divisions of companies in Europe, not directly involved in the manufacture of textile polyolefins, but who are suppliers to the polymer or textile polyolefin industry can become Associate Members, eg. Machinery Manufacturers and Chemical Additive Suppliers.
Professional organisations whether national or European representing the interests of certain categories of members may apply for membership as a Member Organisation, provided they represent at least three full members or that over 50% of their category’s production capacity is represented in the EATP.